Is Street Photography trying too hard?

mickyates Documentary, Leica, Lightroom, London, Nikon, Photography, Street photography, United Kingdom 9 Comments

I attended the excellent ‘Street London Symposium‘ this past weekend, the second of its kind. Most professionally run and a huge amount of fun. Best photo event I have attended for ages. (thank you Nick Turpin, Jason Reed and the team – and of course Martin Usborne’s overall Hoxton Mini Press sponsorship). The weekend had a range of international speakers …

iPhone 7Plus – first looks

mickyates iPhoneography, Local & Bath, Photography, United Kingdom 0 Comments

I got the iPhone 7Plus a few weeks back, and I must say that, from a photographer’s perspective, I am very impressed. It’s particularly pleasing that the phone uses its two lenses to simulate a most passable bokeh. Briefly, the iPhone 7Plus has two lenses with the equivalent on a full frame 35mm/DSLR of 28mm and 56 mm respectively. The 28mm is the same effective focal …